The charity Clydesdale Action on Asbestos (CAA) offers support and the help to people with mesothelioma
and their families.
The study involved 108 patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma
who were treated at the National Cancer Institute of Aviano, Italy, between 2014 and 2018.
Treatment of patients with PMDM is the same as treatment of other subtypes of diffuse mesothelioma
and is based on cytoreductive surgery combined with chemotherapy.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma
(MPM) is a very aggressive tumor, which arises from the mesothelial cells of the pleura.
Liz Darlison, consultant nurse and head of services at Mesothelioma
UK, said: "Mesothelioma
is a public health disaster with 20 tradespeople dying every week from this preventable disease, and the UK has the highest incidence in the world.
Liz Darlison, head of services at cancer charity Mesothelioma
UK, said: "The UK has the world's highest incidence of mesothelioma
and the number of people affected continues to rise every year.
Studies focused on the cause of malignant mesothelioma
are being publicised to boost awareness.
Professor Fennell said: "Preliminary studies targeting PD-1 in mesothelioma
have shown promising activity.
During 1999-2015, the mesothelioma
age-adjusted death rate decreased 21.7% from 13.96 per million population (1999) to 10.93 (2015) (p-value for time trend <0.001).
Other (rare) histologies include desmoplastic, lymphohistiocytoid, deciduoid, anaplastic, multicystic, and well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma
is caused by a mutation of mesothelial cells that make up the lining of organs as lung, pericardium, peritoneum, and testicles.
-At least one decade of experience handling mesothelioma
compensation claims on a full-time basis nationwide.